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Nigerian Security Forces Open Fire On Protesters In Lagos, 24-Hour Statewide Curfew Imposed

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Amnesty International said it had “credible but disturbing evidence” of excessive use of force in the deaths of protestors at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday.
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Peaceful Protesters Were Reportedly Shot Dead in Nigeria. Here's What to Know

Peaceful Protesters Were Reportedly Shot Dead in Nigeria. Here's What to Know

1 month ago   |   By Time

On Tuesday evening, reports and videos on social media appeared to show the Nigerian army opening fire on unarmed peaceful endSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos after reportedly turning off the street lights and cutting phone networks. Casualty numbers are yet to be confirmed, although Amnesty International said late Tuesday that there was “ credible but disturbing ” evidence protesters had been fatally shot and witnesses told the BBC that 12 people were shot dead.
What is endSARS?
Nationwide protests against police brutality began on Oct. 8, after a video emerged in early...
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Smoke seen rising from near toll gate where Nigerian soldiers opened fire

1 month ago   |   By National Post

LAGOS - Smoke was rising on Wednesday morning from the direction of Lekki toll gate in the Nigerian city of Lagos, a Reuters witness said, a site where soldiers had opened fire on protesters late on Tuesday.
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